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Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (R 18+ Computer Games) Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Justice

Summary

Amends the: Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995 to create an R 18+ Restricted category for computer games; and Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to make a consequential amendment.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 15/02/12  
Second reading moved 15/02/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 14/03/12  
Second reading debate 14/03/12  
Second reading debate 15/03/12  
Second reading debate 19/03/12  
Second reading agreed to 19/03/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 19/03/12  
Third reading agreed to 19/03/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/03/12  
Second reading moved 20/03/12  
Second reading debate 18/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 18/06/12  
Assent 06/07/12 Act no.: 103 of 2012
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Correction to explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (16/02/2012): House Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs; Committee report (29/02/2012)
  • Referred to Committee (01/03/2012): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (22/03/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )